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scandal. cameron's also close to news international's ceo rebecca brooks. >> he is a neighbor, a friend, but i deemed the relationship to be wholly appropriate. >> reporter: in her own interrogation, tuesday brooks admitted something went wrong at the tabloid and described allegations of hacking into murder victims phones as pretty horrific. the prime minister had to cut short a trip to africa for this emergency meeting at parliament to stand the growing criticism about his relationship with the murdoch empire. >> that you have had frequent meetings with prime ministers in your career. in the period after the arrest -- >> i would say leave me alone. >> reporter: during three hours of testimony murdoch apologized for the role "news of the world" employees allegedly played in tapping the voice mails but the media mogul said he's not responsible for what he called the fiasco over the hacking. >> who is responsible? >> the people i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch says he has no plans to step down from his multibillion-dollar global empire. this
's news international. its editor rebecca brooks runs international operations and refused to resign. the news of the world says it will conduct its own internal inquiring into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation, in other words, investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well, and scotland yard said there be more bombshell revelations to come. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> we'll stay on top of that story for you. >>> straight ahead your wednesday morning weather and in sports the mets shows sparkling defense at dodger's stadium and some power, too. you know what this is, cartwright? yes. nicorette mini. you carry them around everywhere. yes i do, because cravings are everywhere. would you take a craving for me, cartwright? how would i -- exactly. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, to help make quitting suck less. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, meet beth, nursery school teacher. lights, camera, activia it's the best job in the world. my students are amazing. but to be there for them, you've got
off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> but at the moment, he seems unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and a neighbor to the prime minister. the pair have met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistleblowers about hacking dead in his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained, but not suspicious. now the murdochs have been coached by the best pr company in the land. not just on what to say, but how to say it. this is all about damage limitation, takin
on conditions that they keep quiet. after the murdochs, their former british ceo rebekah brooks will face the committee. brooks, as editor of "news of the world" newspaper when the hacking was taking place was a hands-on manager. >> rebekah brooks knows the answers to all of these questions. she knows who knew what about what payments, when. she knows everything. >> reporter: however, brooks may not say very much today because she was arrested over the weekend and though out on bail now, will be acutely aware she's involved in a criminal inquiry. now, the murdochs are still speaking to the committee and what we have heard so far indicates they are going to say that they did not know what was going on at the company, that they, themselves, as executives, were misled. >> elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. >>> joining "uss is lanny davis who is special counsel to president bill clinton in the white house. we have been watching this unfold the last half hour or spoke. now, all of a sudden, you have rupert murdoch coming out and saying this is the most humble day of his life. he is striking t
british ceo rebekah brooks and his son, james, face questions now from investigators about what they knew and when. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >>> just ahead on the "morning news" how beer could solve the government shutdown in minnesota. >>> plus the few, the crowd, the doubledating. could mila kunis and justin timberlake both go to the marines ball? on us. frontline plus kills but doesn't repel. any tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. [ male announcer ] ask your veterinarian about k9 advantix ii. a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them. it's the at&t network... and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. it's the at&t network... >>> a possible major breakthrough in preventing the spread of hiv and ai
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brooks and london's police chief but contrition for the murdochs did not give way to admitting knowledge of the dirty tricks employed by those at their newspapers. both rupert and james defending the family legacy. >> it does not mean that i have any knowledge of anyone intentionally misleading me in the company. i don't. >> reporter: saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater moments early turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been for the swift response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wife. when the hearing resumed, a shirt sleeved murdoch seemed to gain the upper hand and the respect of his interrogator. >> i must say i it shows guts for you to be able to continue answering questions under the circumstances and a lengthy session. thank you for it. >> thank you. >> reporter: at times he appeared to be bemused and not being questioned by anyone but in the end a glimpse of the man who for decades ruled his empire and for now at least rmremains >> this terrible thi
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